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Name: OLIVA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/09/1885
Completed: 1885
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 91
Dimensions: 1149grt, 729nrt, 225.0 x 32.1 x 16.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 143nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1885 T Rodenacker, Danzig
1896 Danziger Dampfer AG (Th. Rodenacker), Danzig
1900 Danziger Rhederei AG (Th. Rodenacker), Danzig
1906 Danziger Reederei AG (Behnke & Sieg), Danzig
1911 P Danneberg, Riga; renamed BALVA
16/07/1915 Sank
Comments: 16/07/1915: Captured & scuttled by U-Boat U41, 60 miles SE of Lerwick
On a voyage from Leith to Arkhangelsk with a cargo of coal